PANAMA REVOKES FLAG OF AQUARIUS MIGRANT RESCUE SHIP

EU Observer on 24th September reported that Panamanian authorities have revoked the flag of Aquarius 2, a migrant rescue ship run by French charities SOS Mediterranée and Doctors Without Borders.  The charities blamed Italy’s anti-migrant government for putting pressure on Panama.  The ship was the last NGO-run vessel rescuing people from international waters near Libya.

https://euobserver.com/tickers/142928

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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